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Borrowing Services

Requesting Items during COVID-19

Some items cannot currently be requested.  See the COVID-19 Updates webpage for more information.  

Requesting From Other UW Libraries

1. Search and Find

UW Libraries Search can be used to to request materials from the UWB/CC Campus Library as well as other UW Libraries. These items can then be picked up Bothell/CC Campus Library.

If listed as available, these items usually take about 2-4 days to arrive, weekday delivery only.

You must be logged in with your UW NetID to see the Request button: 

UW Libraries Search login button

2. Make your Request

After finding an item you would like to request, click on the Request button: 

Request UW item button

Select the location where you would like to pick up your item(s): 

Location drop down menu when making request

You will receive an email when your materials are on the hold shelf and ready for pickup. 

Summit Requesting (UW Borrowers)

UW students, staff and faculty are eligible to request items through the Summit borrowing system. Summit items can be found using UW Libraries Search. The request button will say "Request Summit Item" or "Request Item (about 5 days)". When available, these items take about 5-7 days to arrive, weekday delivery only.

summit request button

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery

Most interlibrary loan and document delivery services are free to UW students, staff and faculty. Alumni, Cascadia College borrowers, and non-UW clients are provided ILL on a cost-recovery basis.  Check the Interlibrary Loan website for more information. Most articles can be downloaded in 24 hours to 4 days. Delivery time for physical materials varies widely based where the lending library is located. 

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Contact Us

For more information or if you have questions please contact us!

(425) 352-5340
botcirc@uw.edu
1st Floor of the Library, Information Desk